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Robert OWEN

Regimental number295
Place of birthBirkenhead, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationRock chopper
Address245 Pittwater Road, Manly, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation35
Next of kinc/o Mrs C Owen, 15 Hillbury Road, West Kirby, Cheshire, England
Enlistment date18 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Battalion, F Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/21/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A14 Euripides on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll56th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 2 September 1918
Age at death from cemetery records40
Place of burialPeronne Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot I, Row C, Grave No. 3), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of Charlotte OWEN, 25 Hilbre Road, West Kirby, Cheshire, England
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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